Thousands, perhaps tens of thousands, of Connecticut gun owners have ignored the new state law requiring them to register their “assault” weapons and thereby add their names to a de facto gun-owner registry.
As a growing cloud of perpetual mega-scandal continues to swirl around the embattled Internal Revenue Service, an IRS insider who has worked as an attorney at the tax agency’s Office of the General Counsel for over 26 years is now blowing the whistle on what he says is systemic, massive corruption as well as routine abuse of taxpayers. In an explosive exposé posted on the Power Line blog, William Henck accused the agency — currently under fire for targeting political groups the Obama administration disagrees with — of embezzlement, bullying elderly taxpayers, retaliatory audits, scams, and more.
After a New Yorker article said Attorney General Holder may be leaving office soon, the Justice Department said that was not the case.
Another botched drug raid under a no-knock warrant. Only this time one of the SWAT team members was killed and the grand jury said it was justified.
During his deposition in front of Detroit's bankruptcy judge, financial manager Kevyn Orr revealed how a couple of banks and an insurance company broke the law by fraudulently funding Detroit's pensions under former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Radley Balko makes a compelling case that the militarized police is the type of standing army our Founders said was inconsistent with liberty.
As Americans gathered around their televisions Sunday night to watch the showdown between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, an FBI sting operation had already successfully rescued from the sex trade 16 juveniles, some as young as 13, and more than 50 adult women who were brought to New Jersey by their pimps in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
A candidate for mayor of San Jose has offered a plan to grant police access to privately owned surveillance cameras.
On Wednesday the Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in Abramski v. United States, a case where it will be decided if someone can purchase a gun on behalf of another person — a straw man gun purchase.
The towering list of appalling evidence of corruption by former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife Maureen presented to the grand jury has effectively ended McDonnell's political career.
Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, the U.S. Army private whose divulgence of classified materials to WikiLeaks in 2010 resulted in his 35-year prison sentence, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence.